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mark

 
a spot, blemish, or other circumscribed area visible on the skin or a mucous membrane.
raspberry mark (strawberry mark) congenital hemangioma.

mark

(mark),
1. Any spot, line, or other figure on the cutaneous or mucocutaneous surface, visible through difference in color, elevation, or other peculiarity.
[A.S. mearc]

mark

(mahrk) a spot, blemish, or other circumscribed area visible on a surface.
birth mark  see birthmark.
port-wine mark  nevus flammeus.
strawberry mark 

mark

Etymology: AS, mearc
any nevus or birthmark.

mark

A general term for a spot or place on a body surface, which is indicated either naturally, as in a birthmark, or deliberately, as in the use of felt-tip marker by a surgeon planning a procedure.

mark

See Birthmark, Bite mark, Bookmark, Cervix mark, Chair's mark, Class mark, Earmark, Hourglass mark, Pockmark, Stork mark, Stretch mark.

mark

(mahrk)
1. Any spot, line, or other figure on the cutaneous or mucocutaneous surface, visible through difference in color, elevation, or other peculiarity.
2. Synonym(s): infundibulum (8).
[A.S. mearc]

Patient discussion about mark

Q. How to prevent Stretch Marks? I am pregnant and am starting to get Stretch Marks. How can I stop them?

A. Stretch Marks are hereditary and some women get it while others don't. There are special creams out there in order to prevent stretch marks, however I recommend you take a good moisturizing cream and rub it on your stomach and anywhere else that you need to, every night after the bath.

Q. I want to know why do all pregnant woman get stretch marks and how to treat them? I have given birth to a baby boy recently….it is joyous time on Christmas Eve. This is my second baby. During my previous delivery I didn’t get any stretch mark but now. I want to know why do all pregnant woman get stretch marks and how to treat them?

A. not all women get stretchmarks during pregnancy. some women get them without being pregnant.

Q. Are these stretch marks very common and how to avoid them? I mean which cream to be used? I am in my 8 th month. Everything is going good. Just a worry came when I saw one woman having stretch marks. Are these stretch marks very common and how to avoid them? I mean which cream to be used?

A. Hi , this is my 2nd baby. During the last pregnancy I had stretch marks. I have seen some ladies, who do not have at all. I met one woman with 4 children she did not have any. One of my friend; had in the very first pregnancy. There are creams available for use by pregnant woman before and after pregnancy to avoid stretch marks altogether.

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Title: The Off the Mark Science Fiction Picture Show Author: Mark Parisi Published by: Plan Nine Publishing ISBN: 1-929462-33-6 Price: USD9.
However, much of what Jackson says is so seriously off the mark, not only by my reading but by that of other reviewers, as to go considerably beyond just differences of opinion and to put in question the attention given to the book.
50 Musselburgh, nap) Off the mark when scoring over course and distance on latest start and, although more on at today's weights, is fancied to follow up.
What a start Everton have made, particularly as they are usually slow off the mark and then forced to play catch-up.
Former Rangers ace Boyd, who is on loan at Forest from Middlesbrough, got off the mark in last weekend's 3-2 defeat at Swansea City.
Admittedly he took a while to get off the mark, finally obliging at the fourth time of asking when winning a very average Doncaster event over seven furlongs.
Murton drew 1-1 with visitors Cramlington Town who were indebted to Nathan Rogerson's 85th-minute equaliser after Steve Turner got Murton off the mark.
Lowe was quick off the mark, firing Middlesbrough in front after just 10 minutes and he added a second two minutes later.
One of the most high-profile of recruits to the hurdling game in a while - he won over pounds 150,000 on the level - he got off the mark at the first time of asking at Newbury.
This three-year-old got off the mark last month at Roscommon, where she led a furlong from home and ran on strongly to beat 14 rivals in a seven-furlong maiden event.
NUREMBERG, Germany -- Landon Donovan was off his game, Claudio Reyna was off the field and German referee Markus Merk was off the mark.
Obviously, the sale clearly showed that the Orangetown assessment was way off the mark," noted Schuller, "but the real issue is whether this is an isolated case or whether other local assessors have been equally remiss in accurately appraising the value of commercial real estate in Westchester and Rockland counties.